Alumni Profile: Making it through – Dr. Teri Lopez

Editor’s Note – The following statement was written by Mr. Glenn Lee and gives more insight on Teri’s journey: “Teri was our Team Captain back in 2003 when our program won its first ever Regional Chairman’s Award.  Her dad was one of our main engineers for our first five years …

Commencement to be held in gym

by Hoku Sabanal The school year is coming to an end which means graduation time. The Waialua High School Senior Class of 2017 will be graduating on May 20th, but the ceremony will start at 5:30pm in the school gymnasium and NOT on Toshi Nakasone Field. For those attending the …

In the Parent’s Eye

by ‘Ailani Grach With all the discussion about the separation of the middle and high school, we reached out to some of the parents and alumni from Waialua High and Intermediate who have children attending WHIS. We asked them their feelings about the middle – high school split and how …

Aloha Waialua…

Editor’s Note: Emma Haas is a Waialua High and Intermediate School 7th grader whose father will be transferring to Fort Hood, Texas in December of this year. She aspires to attend the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and major in Engineering.  In this article, she reflects on her time spent in …

Stuck in the Middle

    by Naia Driscoll Last year I was a “senior” at Waialua Elementary school. I was at the highest level you can get before middle school – a sixth grader at the top of her game. Then it all ended, summer came, school was over, and next year I …

Splitting Up

by ‘Ailani Grach The separation of the middle and high school at WHIS is happening next year. Waialua will be two separate campuses with the middle and high school students never crossing paths (with very few exceptions). After learning about the upcoming split, the 7th graders (who will be 8th …

Replanting the Seeds

By Hannah Bartlett On February 10th, Waialua re-started its award winning agriculture program.  For decades, the Future Farmers of America Waialua Chapter won district and state awards and FFA was the hottest club on campus. However, when the sugar mill shut down, the agriculture program enrollment began to drop. Soon …

Middle School Gala

by ‘Ailani Grach Waialua High and Intermediate School 7th and 8th graders are excited for the upcoming Middle School Gala taking place at Tanaka Square, on Saturday, March 25, from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. The cost is $15 per person. If you would like to pick up or drop off a …

Semper Fi

Photos Courtesy: Rhea Grace Manzano Rhea Grace on Oliver becoming a Marine:  “I am proud of Oliver and everything he has accomplished.  I’ve never gotten along with him until this moment.  Seeing him grow into a mature, young gentleman in three months is enough to make me proud for a …

Bulldog Pride Giving Project

    By: Judy Tanabe The Waialua High & Intermediate School Library Learning Center wants to improve literacy and student achievement by providing our students the very best education.  We want to work together with you to support the future of our community and what better way to start than …